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is on top again. ashley morrison here in new york with more. good morning, ashley. >> good morning, terrell. news of rising factory output growth in china. tokyo's nikkei added a fraction while hong kong's hang seng gained nearly half a percent. wall street hopes to continue last week's rally. the dow closed up 81 points on friday while the nasdaq fell 11 points. >>> federal reserve is expected to announce an expansion of its stimulus program this week. experts predict the feds will extend its program of buying $85 billion of securities each month into the new year. the announcement is expected when the bankers meet tomorrow and wednesday. >>> the head of the international monetary fund is calling on u.s. politicians to find a solution to the nation's financial woes and fast. christine lagarde said lawmakers need to address the country's debt, the deficit, and the fiscal cliff and quickly to avoid the uncertainty from affecting the global economy. she suggested a balanced approach, increasing revenue, while also cutting spending. >>> a new survey shows pay for private college prnts continue
, but they have found an unlikely protector in a man named eric goode. some of new york city's hottest hotels, restaurants, and bars are owned by eric goode. >> eric goode: hello. i need to say hello to people i haven't said hello to. hi. >> stahl: that's made him rich and comfortable with the glitterati and fashionistas. but behind the scenes, he caters to a far less glamorous clientele-- endangered turtles and tortoises. how did the whole interest, if not obsession, with turtles and tortoises begin? >> goode: as a child at six, >> stahl: at six? >> goode: i was given a small herman's tortoise, and that created a budding interest in the natural world, and in reptiles and snakes and lizards, and in my hard-shelled friends that i just fell in love with. and so it was a progression. >> stahl: it's an obsession that takes him as far from the glitz of the new york scene as imaginable. he wades through swamps, turns over rocks, wrangles exotic snakes and other reptiles, as he searches for his first love. >> goode: what a beautiful tortoise. this is our first psammobates tentorius trimeni. >> stahl
, puerto ricans in new york and chicago who are very liberal, but we're starting to see the rise of foreign-born latinos and their children who tend to be more conservative. i mean, just look at the pew numbers. on abortion still the majority believe that abortion should be legal compared to about 40% of the rest of the population. marriage, that is shifting. it has certainly shifted in the past five years, but there's still a good chunk of that electorate that is very conservative when it comes to, to marriage. the question is with social issues is not are you going to scare voters away. we believe that those who vote exclusively for those issues are going to vote, are mostly religious people who are going to vote for the candidate who has the traditional positions. nobody's not going to vote against the candidate because of their position of marriage within the latino community. >> right. it's scary to me because it is a place where we're not looking, again, we're not looking to the future. as a republican, we're counting on the older ones and not looking to how the vote is going to chang
metropolitan of boston, new york, l.a., and as a consequence of that, it can win elections but it always has difficulty enforcing the elections. it is somewhat ironic that party fell apart because of the slavery crisis. it was responsible for the whole idea of expansion westward and it was the issue of slavery in that territories -- what will the state is in the territories be? it fell apart as a consequence of its fundamental basis of american expansion westward. the whigs and the republicans were more or less opposed to expansion because they saw the expansion of slavery. in 1930 and 1931, republicans in the midst of the depression may have made the economic slump worse by doubling down on the terrace and the gold standard -- to colors of their post civil war policy that proved successful in the past but that were of doubtful at the sea in the new circumstances prevailing after the great war. what do i mean by that? the gold standard and the tariff worked as long as america is an out liar in a european dominated system. this is true all the way up to world war one so that the european powe
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